ROPOHOLD OYJ, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 28 August 2018 at 17:00 EEST
NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO ANY JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION WOULD BE UNLAWFUL.
RopoHold Oyj issued on 1 December 2017 senior secured bonds in the amount of EUR 50 million primarily to institutional investors (the “Bonds“). The three-year loan rate is based on the three-month Euribor rate and the loan margin is 7 per cent. In the loan terms it has been committed to list the Bonds on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd’s stock exchange list. The Bonds include a possibility to issue, on one or more occasions, additional bonds in the amount of up to EUR 25 million.
The Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority has on 27 August 2018 approved the English language listing prospectus of the Bonds. The prospectus is available on the company’s website at https://www.ropocapital.fi/en/company/ropohold-oyj-prospectus-disclaimer/. The summary of the listing prospectus has been translated into Finnish.
On 24 August 2018, RopoHold Oyj applied for the Bonds to be listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. Public trading on the Bonds is expected to commence 29 August 2018 under the trading code “ROPJVAIH20”. The proceeds from the Bonds have been applied towards repayment of the existing indebtedness of the group, payment of dividend and towards general corporate purposes of the group.
For more information, please contact
Toni Rönkkö, CFO
phone: +358 44 5698 168
Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd
This announcement is for information purposes only and is not to be construed as an offer to purchase or sell or a solicitation of an offer to purchase or sell with respect to any securities of RopoHold Oyj. No actions have been taken to register or qualify the Bonds, or otherwise to permit a public offering of the Bonds, in any jurisdiction.
The distribution of this announcement may, in certain jurisdictions, be restricted by law. This announcement and any material or documentation related to the issuance of the Bonds may be received only in compliance with applicable exemptions or restrictions. This announcement and any such material or documentation may not be distributed or published in any jurisdiction if to do so would constitute a violation of the relevant laws of such jurisdiction or would require actions under the laws of such jurisdiction. Persons into whose possession this announcement or any such material or documentation may come are required to inform themselves of and observe all such restrictions. Neither RopoHold Oyj nor the sole bookrunner nor their representatives accept any legal responsibility for any violation by any person, whether or not the persons contemplating investing in or divesting RopoHold Oyj’s securities including the Bonds are aware of such restrictions.
Any securities mentioned herein have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) and any such securities may not be offered or sold, directly or indirectly, within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of any U.S. person (as such terms are defined in Regulation S under the Securities Act).